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Two Days of Free, Open-to-the-Public Concerts to be Held During ACM Weekend on Fremont Street Experience

Two Days of Free, Open-to-the-Public Concerts to be Held During ACM Weekend on Fremont Street Experience

FRIDAY, MARCH 30 & SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2012
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WEEKEND FEATURES LUKE BRYAN AND ERIC CHURCH,
ACM NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR NOMINEES AND SPECIAL GUESTS

EVENINGS HOSTED BY BLAIR GARNER

WHAT: The Academy of Country Music is hosting two days of all-star concerts at Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas during The Week Vegas Goes Country®! The weekend-long party leading up to the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be hosted by three-time ACM On-Air Personality of the Year Award winner Blair Garner, host of After MidNite with Blair Garner, and will feature performances by ACM New Artist of the Year nominees Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes and Scotty McCreery as well as Love and Theft and headliner Luke Bryan on Friday, March 30th, and Laura Bell Bundy, Craig Campbell, Eli Young Band, Jana Kramer, and headliner Eric Church on Saturday, March 31st. ACM Weekend on Fremont Street Experience is sponsored by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

DETAILS: Friday, March 30, 2012
7:05pm - Love and Theft - 1st Street Stage
7:55pm - Hunter Hayes - 1st Street Stage
8:50pm - Brantley Gilbert - 3rd Street Stage
9:45pm - Scotty McCreery - 1st Street Stage
10:45pm - Luke Bryan - 3rd Street Stage

Saturday, March 31, 2012
7:05pm - Jana Kramer - 1st Street Stage
7:55pm - Craig Campbell - 1st Street Stage
8:35pm - Eli Young Band - 3rd Street Stage
9:50pm - Laura Bell Bundy - 1st Street Stage
10:45pm - Eric Church - 3rd Street Stage

About Fremont Street Experience - Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment zone in downtown Las Vegas that is one of the world’s most-visited attractions. It features the world’s largest video screen at 1,500 feet long 90 feet above the pedestrian mall. VivaVision, with 12.5 million digital lights and a 550,000-watt sound system, dazzles visitors nightly with light & sound shows. Encompassing 10 hotel-casinos, 60 restaurants and free entertainment, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 18 million annual visitors. Visit www.vegasexperience.com for more information.

About the LVCVA - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) markets Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and operates the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With approximately 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 10 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.VisitLasVegas.com.

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